Kansas at Oklahoma Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/5/2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 1 point favorites.
Kansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 22-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 69.8 per game. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 18-11. They are averaging 71.4 points per contest and giving up 68.1, which is a point differential of 3.3.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 13-16-0 against the spread
The Kansas Jayhawks are 17-12-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 18-8-3 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-17-1 against the over/under
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/05/18 F Silvio De Sousa Eligibility is out for season
02/09/19 G Lagerald Vick Personal is out indefinitely
01/06/19 C Udoka Azubuike Hand is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Devon Dotson averages 11.8 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 19.0 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Brady Manek averages 11.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Christian James averages 15.1 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jayhawks allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 28th and 181st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 229th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 195th place in the NCAA. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in the nation. Kansas averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 99th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 64th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 91st in D-1. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 74th and 163rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 137th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks them 88th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 21st and 162nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 128th with 12.5 assists allowed per contest, and 276th with 36.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 109th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Oklahoma is 212th in the country with 71.4 points per game this year. They are 181st in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 184th in the nation. They are 47th in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 238th in assists per contest with 12.7. The Sooners are 240th in turnovers per game with 12.4.
The Jayhawks have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 118th. They are 113th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 89th. As a unit they are 98th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 249th in D-1. Kansas is 150th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 224th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners are 224th in the country in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 147th in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 226th. As a team they are 235th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 300th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma -1
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